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Unformatted text preview: (L.papilla nipple) masticate chew peristalsis involuntary, wavelike contractions of tubes of alimentary tract & other tubular structures prandi/o, meal cib/o ex: postprandial, postcibal pylor/o combining form referring to the pyloric sphincter, the opening between stomach & duodenum (Gr.pyloros gatekeeper) vermiform shaped like a worm...
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- Spring '10